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Four State Farm Show planned for May at PSU

Four State Farm Show planned for May at PSU

Four State Farm Show organizers are once again planning to hold the three-day event on the campus of Pittsburg State University in May after having had to cancel last year’s show due to the pandemic. ...
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Kansas fried chicken drives narrative of novel

Kansas fried chicken drives narrative of novel

Learn the real story behind "The Chicken Sisters", as well as the real story behind Southeast Kansas chicken: Kansas fried chicken drives narrative of novel ...
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Special Exhibits

Special Exhibits

On display now: the Amazon Army 100 year celebration, Bootleggers versus Badges, Harry Krug Collected Works, and Sports artist Ted Watts ...
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Bootlegging exhibit comes to Pittsburg museum

Bootlegging exhibit comes to Pittsburg museum

Bootlegging in the Kansas Balkans in the 19th and 20th centuries comes alive for the first time in an exhibit at the Crawford County Historical Museum in Pittsburg. ...
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The Coldest Gorilla Century Ever

The Coldest Gorilla Century Ever

More than 460 cyclists took part in an annual ride through Crawford and Cherokee counties. Normally held in September, this year's ride was in October - and it was cold ...
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Consultant recommends multi-purpose event space

Consultant recommends multi-purpose event space

Due to the lack of a large, flexible conference space connected to a hotel, Crawford County has missed opportunities to host many state-wide & regional events. That may change ...
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Crawford County boutique named the 2020 Best Store Front Boutique of the Year in Kansas

Crawford County boutique named the 2020 Best Store Front Boutique of the Year in Kansas

After more than 250,000 votes were cast by shoppers, Pearls & Curls Boutique on the Girard, Kansas square was named the Best Store Front to Shop in Kansas ...
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Bicycle Routes through Southeast Kansas getting Wayfinding signage

Bicycle Routes through Southeast Kansas getting Wayfinding signage

Nearly 500 miles of the national U.S. Bicycle Route System is being signed through Kansas, including USBR-76, which primarily follows the same route as the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail and Trans Am Bike Race through the southeast corner of the state ...
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Popular roadside attraction now in Frontenac

Popular roadside attraction now in Frontenac

A fiberglass Sinclair DINO (pronounced DYE-NO) now lives at Raider Express in Frontenac, Kansas. Around 580 DINOs are on display any given year – 16 in Kansas ...
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New historical marker at Lord’s Diner promotes Jefferson Highway

New historical marker at Lord’s Diner promotes Jefferson Highway

A new marker at the Lord’s Diner in Downtown Pittsburg hopes to be a reminder about a mostly forgotten piece of transportation history. The non-profit kitchen is located in what was originally built around 1915 as the Jefferson Highway Garage ...
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